Adrian Martinez Chavez (b.1992, Hartford, CT) is an American photographer born to Mexican immigrants. Initially self-taught, Adrian was later classically trained in traditional black and white film photography while enrolled at Manchester Community College in Connecticut. He received his BFA in photography from The University of Hartford’s, Hartford Art School in 2017.
As a student, Adrian began an ongoing documentary and photographic portrait of his family and their life in America. His family continues to be the main focus of his current work, capturing the culture, heritage and life as Mexican-American citizens of the United States.